+237 Elegance Movie Awards Gala Night 2013 Coming Soon in Amsterdam


237 EleganceThe clock is ticking and the countdown to the +237 Elegance 2013 Summer Cocktail Party and Movie Awards Gala Night 2013 had already begun. Cameroonian movie producers, Directors, actors, sponsors, partners and fans mostly in the Diaspora are gearing up for what is expected to be an exciting award night on August 31st, 2013 in the Dutch city of Amsterdam.

Once again, the organization known as +237Elegance founded in 2010 and registered in the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Cameroon in the Netherlands is pulling all the stops for this year’s Cameroonian Movie Award to be organized on Saturday August 31st, 2013 in the Rhone Party & Congress Centre in Amsterdam Sloterdijk. (Visit official website for address).

The annual event which started in 2010 has so far gained great recognition and is now attracting audiences from all across Europe. One of the major goals of the 2013 Summer Cocktail Party and Movie Awards Gala Night is to bring together Cameroonian entrepreneurs as well as young and upcoming Cameroonian talents in the Diaspora and provide them a chance to showcase their work and businesses.

According to the organizers, some of the proceeds of this year’s event will be used to sponsor the best three (3) first year females studying for a Bachelor of Nursing degree at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Buea, Cameroon.

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2011 event

This year’s +237 Elegance cocktail party will have as main highlights Awards for the following Contested Categories:•Best Cameroonian Actor in the Diaspora

•Best Cameroonian Actress in the Diaspora

•Best Cameroonian Movie Director in the Diaspora

•Best Cameroonian Movie in the Diaspora

The winners will be crowned at the annual +237 Elegance Gala Night.

Movie Entry and Participation

The Entry process is as follows:

1. Contesting movies should be received on or before Saturday 20 July 2013 at the following address: +237 Elegance Movie Awards, Hilversumstraat 162, 1024 KC Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2. The movies will be pre-screened by a panel of judges comprised of industry experts and the best 5 for each prize category will proceed to contest online.

3. 4 – 5 minutes trailers of pre-selected movies for all contesting categories should be sent via email (info@plus237elegance.com) to be posted online for public voting.

4. Public voting and expert voting will carry a 50 – 50 weighting to reach a final classification. Online voting ends at 6:00pm on 31 August 2013.

5. Winners will be announced on 31 August 2013 during the +237 Elegance Movie Awards Gala Night in Amsterdam.

Conditions of Entry:

Movies that have competed in an earlier edition will not be considered.

Voting (how to Vote)

There are two different ways you can vote for the above categories:

1) Through our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/237-Elegance/139039572799528

2) You can vote through our website (recommended) at www.plus237elegance.com. Online voting ends at 6:00pm on 31 August 2013.

Results

The winners will be announced on August 31st 2013 during our annual +237 Cocktail party. The polling results will be made available on our website after this date. For more information, please visit +237 Elegance on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/237-Elegance/139039572799528 or the official website at www.plus237elegance.com

The official sponsors and partners of the event are as follows:

Sponsors: Royal Air Maroc; Olus International Travel; VMB Financial Services; Auto Rijschool Voie

Official Partners: African Celebrities Magazine; FabAfrique Magazine; Gino XXL Entertainment; Radiofrancophone and The African Bulletin (Newspaper).